Taxon: Tragopogon porrifolius L.

 
Genus: Tragopogon
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Cichorioideae
      Tribe: Cichorieae
        Subtribe: Scorzonerinae
Nomen number: 36817
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:789. 1753
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Human food: vegetable (tubers & young shoots fide Dict Gard)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed; Econ Pl Aust)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan
    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    • Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Netherlands
    • Northern Europe: Ireland; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southwestern Europe: Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Missouri, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, - Delaware, - District of Columbia, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - Tennessee
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Germany; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image